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Beats 1 host Zane Lowe sees a future with multiple Apple-hosted live radio stations

03/23/2017, 02:03 pm

A new interview with Beats 1 head Zane Lowe emphasizes Apple's message about how streaming is the future, and that Apple is possibly looking to expand live Beats-branded streaming radio stations even further.

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How to open a playlist in a new window in iTunes 12.6 on macOS

03/22/2017, 01:03 pm

With the release of iTunes 12.6, Apple has restored the ability to open a playlist in a new window on macOS --- here's how to do it.

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Movie studios talk $30 rentals for films still in theaters as Apple pushes for content on iTunes

03/22/2017, 12:03 pm

Hollywood studios are reportedly showing "greater flexibility" in negotiations with theater chains about the prospect of early movie rentals -- something that could affect Apple, which is also allegedly pursuing early streaming via the iTunes Store.

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Apple adds multiscreen movie rental viewing to iTunes in latest update

03/21/2017, 05:03 pm

Along with Tuesday's hardware debuts, Apple quietly released an updated iTunes version that allows users to rent movies once and watch them on multiple screens.

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Apple Music sets new album streaming record 47% higher than Spotify, despite fewer users [u]

03/20/2017, 08:03 pm

On its first full day of availability, Drake's new album More Life set a new record on Spotify of 61.3 million streams by users. Apple Music also hit a record number of streams for the same album: 89.9 million.

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Deals: 13" Touch Bar MacBook Pro for $1,719; $15 bonus with $150 Best Buy gift code; Samsung 55" 4K TV $1,099 with no tax in 48 states

03/20/2017, 11:03 am

Shoppers this week can save $80 on Apple's 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar in Space Gray. Or receive a $15 bonus with $150 Best Buy gift code purchases. Samsung's 55" 4K Curved LED TV is also $2,900 off today only, and PDF Expert 2.2 is $24.99 with coupon.

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Chance the Rapper declares Apple paid $500K for exclusive 'Coloring Book' debut on Apple Music

03/17/2017, 02:03 pm

After some criticism about the artist's integrity and independence, Chance the Rapper made a series of tweets and revealed some of the only solid information about what Apple pays for exclusive releases on Apple Music.

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Apple Music ambassador program offers Twitter promoters 3 free months for pushing streaming service

03/16/2017, 03:03 pm

Starting Thursday, Apple Music launched a new user-driven promotional program on Twitter with the hashtag "#MusicForEveryMinute", promoted by student ambassadors who will be rewarded with an extra three months of free subscription.

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'Game of Thrones' stars Maisie Williams & Sophie Turner to appear in Apple's 'Carpool Karaoke'

03/13/2017, 09:03 am

Two more celebrities have announced their involvement with the Apple Music version of "Carpool Karaoke," this time "Game of Thrones" stars Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner.

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Apple's iTunes highlights movies, books & TV shows for International Women's Day [ux2]

03/08/2017, 12:03 pm

Apple helped mark International Women's Day on Wednesday by promoting related themes and content on its iTunes movie, book, and TV stores. [Updated with Apple Music content]

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Apple Music's Bozoma Saint John makes Black Enterprise's 'Most Powerful Women in Business'

03/07/2017, 05:03 pm

Business magazine Black Enterprise on Tuesday announced Bozoma Saint John, the head of global marketing for Apple Music, as one of a number of people highlighted in its "Most Powerful Women in Business" list for 2017.

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Apple Music ads aired during BRIT Awards shared on YouTube

03/03/2017, 12:03 pm

Apple has shared a pair of commercial spots that aired during the United Kingdom's BRIT Awards last month, with the two ads promoting Apple Music to viewers as a venue to listen to the nominated and winning musical acts featured during the show.

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Apple execs looking to recruit TV & movie producers for 'transformative' change - report

03/03/2017, 11:03 am

Senior Apple executives have been talking to big-name Hollywood TV and film producers in the past two weeks in a bid to recruit them, a new report claims, as part of what could be a more ambitious video strategy.

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US federal appeals court tosses $533M Smartflash victory against Apple

03/01/2017, 03:03 pm

A U.S. federal appeals court on Wednesday tossed a $533 million verdict in favor of patent holder Smartflash, which in an earlier court battle had argued that Apple violated its data storage concepts by way of iTunes.

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Apple's iTunes Remote updated with two-factor authentication

02/23/2017, 04:02 pm

Apple on Thursday updated its iTunes Remote app for iPhones and iPads with support for two-factor authentication, reflecting the company's growing use of the security concept.

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How to change the email address linked to your Apple ID

02/23/2017, 12:02 pm

If you own an iPad, iPhone, iPod or Mac, your Apple ID is the gateway to accessing the App Store, iCloud and iTunes, making it a crucial part of your digital identity. If you ever need to change the email address associated with your Apple ID, AppleInsider shows you how.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook, SVP Eddy Cue attempted Imagine Entertainment buy -- report [u]

02/16/2017, 12:02 pm

Apple could have bolstered its video content strategy significantly with an acquisition of a production company, a report claims, with discussions allegedly involving Apple CEO Tim Cook and SVP Eddy Cue said to have potentially led to a purchase of Imagine Entertainment.

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Fifth generation of Apple TV to bring 4K compatibility, little else - report

02/16/2017, 08:02 am

A report declares that a new 4K Apple TV, codenamed "J105" is in testing, with a debut coming as soon as this year -- but nothing new may be added to the platform besides the bump in resolution.

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As Apple hypes original content, Disney & Google sever ties with popular YouTube star PewDiePie

02/14/2017, 03:02 pm

Disney and Google have drawn back their support of "PewDiePie," a leading YouTube star and the centerpiece of the YouTube Red subscription service, after a recent video featured an anti-Semitic joke. The shakeup comes just as Apple has begun teasing two upcoming exclusive programs for Apple Music.

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Carpool Karaoke trailer pops up during Grammy awards, debut still not yet set

02/12/2017, 10:02 pm

Apple Music's "Carpool Karaoke" series now has a trailer, featuring a first wave of stars including James Corden, Will Smith, Metallica, Chelsea Handler, Blake Shelton, Shaquille O'Neal, John Legend, John Cena, and Ariana Grande, amongst others.

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